Daisy Bateman

Cheesy Plots With Daisy Bateman Vol. 4

THE NEWS Happy December? Another year of things we didn’t expect is coming to an end, and I’ve long since given up predicting what’s coming next. But something will! One thing that’s coming is book two in the Marketplace Mysteries series, A Dismal Harvest, set to arrive on March 15th, 2022. (That’s a date when … Read more

Cheesy Plots With Daisy Bateman Vol. 3

THE NEWS Happy October (barely!) and welcome to newsletter number 3. We’re a little short on news this time around, but still counting down to the release of A Dismal Harvest (Marketplace Mystery #2) on March 15th. It’s already available on Edelweiss, so if you’re a reviewer you can request it there. Also! Last week … Read more

#MeetThe2020s Week 1

All this month, a group of people who have books coming out next year are doing a thing on twitter where we do short posts every day. But some people value their sanity and aren’t on twitter, so it is for you that I am providing this handy end-of-week wrap up. Here’s the full schedule … Read more

Dispatch From Malice Domestic

This year, for the first time, I went to Malice Domestic, an annual conference devoted to traditional mysteries and the people who love them. The Marriott was a great venue, but we didn’t exactly have the place to ourselves–On the same night as the opening party, a local high school was holding their prom in … Read more

Avocado and Banana Are Friends

Avocado: Yo.Banana: ‘Sup.Avocado: You new?Banana: Yup.Avocado: Mail order?Banana: Yup.Avocado: Cool. Same.Banana: Dude. How’s it here?Avocado: ‘S cool. Gets kinda hot.Banana: I’m into it.Avocado: Cool.Banana: . . .Avocado: . . .Banana: See you round?Avocado: Yup.